Robert Francis “Bobby” Kennedy was born November 20, 1925, referred to by his initials RFK, an icon of modern American liberalism and a member of the Kennedy family. , A younger brother of President John F. Kennedy and acted as one of his advisors during his presidency. He was the U.S. Attorney General from 1961 to 1964. He won the Senate seat in 1964.
In March 1968, RFK began a campaign for the presidency and was a front-running candidate of the Democratic Party. In the California presidential primary on June 4, Kennedy defeated Eugene McCarthy, a U.S. Senator from Minnesota. Following a brief victory speech delivered just past midnight on June 5 at The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, Kennedy was shot by Sirhan Sirhan. He died June 6.
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